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Leonard Rumpca, 72

Leonard Rumpca, age 72, Beloved Husband, Father, Grandpa, of St. Paul Park, died on Monday afternoon, Feb. 3.

Leonard Leo Rumpca was born Aug. 9, 1941, in Waubay, S.D., the son of John and Helen (Block) Rumpca. He was raised in South Dakota. On Aug. 22, 1964, he was united in marriage with Kathryn Ann Lardy. Leonard enjoyed fishing, gardening, camping, and spending time at the cabin with family. He liked watching and feeding birds. He loved watching sunsets and sunrises. Leonard will be remembered as a man with a great work ethic.

He is the beloved husband of Kathryn; loving father of Jason (Cheri), Eric (Tamara), Rhonda (Tracy) Mann, and Travis (Cindy); grandpa of Luke, Zachary, Mary, Marcus, Whitney, Kyleigh, Tyler, Ashley, Katelyn, Taylor, and Cole; brother of Joseph (Lily), John (Adeline), Thomas (Rita), Berneice Messmer, and Raymond (Carol).

Leonard was preceded in death by his brother Adam (Leona); sisters Lillian (Adam) Gaikowski, Esther Lorecki; and stepbrother Richard Flattum.

Visitation 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 9, with 7 p.m. Rosary Service at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 920 Holley, St. Paul Park. Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at St. Thomas Aquinas, with visitation from 10-11 a.m. Private burial.

Kok Funeral Homes